The Development Department is responsible for creating developmental strategies built on principles of sustainability.   All aimed at growing the game among the young population, encouraging children to join the Volleyball family and seek for healthy lifestyle.  With aligned work with the EU Commission and other partner organisations.

The Education Department is responsible for coordinating all learning opportunities for those working in Volleyball. With a large part coming through an evolving e-learning programme providing comprehensive knowledge to all members involved in the game (organisers, supervisors, referees, e-scorers), known as the CEV Campus.

The Technical Department is responsible for the coordination of all refereeing, coaching and medical matters. Also the realisation of the Mikasa partnership including deliveries to all stakeholders in the game.

Head of Development

Vuk Karanovic

The Head of Development creates long term strategies, based on sustainability principles related to the grassroots level and underage categories. Defines and provides learning needs to the individuals and organisations involved in CEV events.

office  +352 25 46 46 44


Education & Referee Coordinator

François Watthez

Responsible for coordinating all educational activities (i.e. seminars, festivals) and tools (i.e. online Referee Academy), addressed to specific Volleyball family members: referees, coaches and trainers, & young players.

office  +352 25 46 46 36

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Development Coordinator


As a member of the CEV Technical & Development department, the Development Coordinator is primarily responsible for the implementation of the CEV development strategy, the coordination of the existing projects and for delivering engaging content and ideas for future activities.

office  +352 25 46 46 34